OU team claims first class award in IT project competition
2018 Pan-Pearl River Delta Region IT project Competition
FAN Chiu-yin, LEUNG Yu-ho, TIAN YujiaProgramme
Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet TechnologyProject
Safety Awareness and Firefighting Skills Learning through Virtual Reality
Three computing students teamed up to join the "2018 Pan-Pearl River Delta Region IT project Competition (Hong Kong Region)". Their solution to enhance people’s safety awareness and firefighting skills through Virtual Reality (VR) technology had sent them to represent Hong Kong in the final round of the competition, which was held between 3-4 July in Macau.
In the final round, 24 shortlisted teams from tertiary institutions from Hong Kong and other regions in China showased their projects and participated in the question and answer session. The OU team finally claimed a First Class Award together with nine other outstanding teams. Their project aims to deliver a solution to help improve safety awareness of the general public and reduce fire accidents.